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Tradition

Tradition

April 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  Kyusho is in unprecedented times as more and more people realize its efficiency and potential. Because of the power of the Internet this body of knowledge has spread globally in a very short time. Instructors of all styles are eager to incorporate the Kyusho into their personal styles and now the resurgence is turning […]

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Pop Kyusho

Pop Kyusho

April 11, 2013 | By | 4 Comments

Kyusho has been demonstrated in modern movies, but far more subtly than they were in the old Kung Fu theater days. The popular actors of today are depicting Kyusho in their films and actually adding more realistic application than the old Jackie Chan films. Even Master Po from the Kung Fu series… Or who can […]

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3 Layers

3 Layers

April 5, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  Kyusho involves 3 main layers of training and anatomical targets. Where only the first main layer is needed to be highly proficient and effective in protection, the avid practitioner can rest assured that there is far more to learn that can increase your potential infinitely more.  (please note that several sub-levels exist for each main level). […]

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Progression

Progression

March 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  Life is… a progression and must remain so as not to stagnate or regress. Our Kyusho knowledge, skills, use and dissemination must flow this natural law or stagnate into worthlessness. To do this we must always research and look beyond our current understandings and accomplishments, progressing to ever clearer and comprehensive levels. We need […]

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Perception

Perception

March 13, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

    “Reality is in the individuals perception” – Evan Pantazi Most people look at the glass half full or half empty depending on their optimistic nature or their pessimistic nature. It is a rare individual that sees the same object as completely full… half with liquid half with air… it is a rarer individual […]

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Inspiration

Inspiration

March 12, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

  Yes another Study Group Leader has now advanced to Training Instructor… but let me relate this story about it. Mauro Biardi of Buenos Aires Argentina, found Kyusho one day and took the bold move to start a Study Group in Argentina… the first. With no one around to train him, he began his journey […]

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Facebook Group

Facebook Group

March 7, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

      We have started a new group page for Kyusho-Jutsu Kokusai Shihankai 急所術国際師範會 [International Association of Kyusho-Jutsu Master Instructors] at…. https://www.facebook.com/groups/564786666872750/ It is open s that anyone can join, share with friends, see new members, locate training and testing locations or dates and so much more. Just posted was a free trailer that was […]

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Kyusho Curriculum

Kyusho Curriculum

March 4, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

    3 Tiers The Kyusho curriculum was originally constructed in 3 tiers simultaneously. It actually was constructed by following the works of two artists, one strategist and countless hours of training and combative application. This was correlated and constructed with western medical science to insure greater safety as well as real physical potential. Leonardo Da […]

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A Fallacy

A Fallacy

February 28, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

  Many instructors… in Kyusho really do not train Martial Arts in their seminars. They instead concentrate solely on the points and affects. The issues that arise from this is that since there is a linited amount of points, the “Kyusho Training” devolves into tricks or simplified techniques that get the learner (as well as […]

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Kyusho Dan Ranks

Kyusho Dan Ranks

February 6, 2013 | By | 9 Comments

    Press Release: Patrick McCarthy Hanshi is a Japan-accredited 9th Degree Black Belt, and 5th generation student of Okinawan Karate with an impeccable lineage of Okinawan master instructors; starting with his teacher Kinjo Hiroshi and his teacher’s teacher, Hanashiro Chomo, Itosu Ankoh who preceded him, and his master, Matsumura Sokon Uncle to Hohan Soken), […]

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